Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for Photoshop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Photoshop over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe Photoshop
England > North of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 275 228 319
Rank change year-on-year -47 +91 -55
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 43 68 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.36% 0.61% 0.32%
As % of the Applications category 4.89% 7.96% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 43 33
North of England median daily rate £350 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -17.86% +11.11%
10th Percentile £196 £189 £143
90th Percentile £534 £420 £430
England median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 4
North of England median hourly rate £13.14 £19.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.73% +24.19% -44.64%
10th Percentile £11.46 £15.83 £11.05
90th Percentile £14.77 £21.00 £23.63
England median hourly rate £30.75 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +53.75% -24.53% +20.45%

Photoshop is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 879 854 1,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 7.33% 7.61% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 491 577
North of England median daily rate £345 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.15% -1.52% +1.54%
10th Percentile £140 £149 £138
90th Percentile £475 £480 £500
England median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +6.38% +0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 109 145
North of England median hourly rate £15.32 £14.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.39% -5.82% +6.18%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.45 £10.50
90th Percentile £33.34 £43.75 £30.45
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% +6.45%

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Photoshop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in the North of England

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Photoshop in the North of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in the North of England

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the North of England over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in the North of England

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop in the North of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the North of England

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the North of England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -26 26 £350 +16.67% 43
Yorkshire -19 16 £200 -27.27% 31
North East -4 1 £425 +142.86% 8
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North of England region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 31 (72.09%) HTML
2 30 (69.77%) CSS
3 20 (46.51%) User Experience
4 19 (44.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 19 (44.19%) Adobe
5 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
6 17 (39.53%) Sass
6 17 (39.53%) jQuery
7 15 (34.88%) AngularJS
8 13 (30.23%) gulp
8 13 (30.23%) Unit Testing
9 12 (27.91%) PHP
10 11 (25.58%) Web Development
11 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (23.26%) WordPress
11 10 (23.26%) HTML5
11 10 (23.26%) CSS3
11 10 (23.26%) Prototyping
12 9 (20.93%) PHPUnit
12 9 (20.93%) Smarty
12 9 (20.93%) Front End Development
12 9 (20.93%) Handlebars
12 9 (20.93%) Twig
12 9 (20.93%) Symfony
13 8 (18.60%) Degree
13 8 (18.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 8 (18.60%) Axure RP
14 7 (16.28%) React
14 7 (16.28%) Wireframes
14 7 (16.28%) Marketing

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (23.26%) WordPress
2 3 (6.98%) CMS
2 3 (6.98%) Confluence
3 2 (4.65%) Drupal
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (18.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (16.28%) InDesign
4 5 (11.63%) InVision
5 4 (9.30%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (9.30%) Fireworks
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (4.65%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (2.33%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Yarn
2 3 (6.98%) Google Analytics
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) gulp
2 9 (20.93%) PHPUnit
3 8 (18.60%) Axure RP
4 6 (13.95%) Grunt
5 5 (11.63%) JIRA
6 4 (9.30%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (9.30%) Mocha
7 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.65%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (16.28%) Marketing
2 4 (9.30%) Legal
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
4 2 (4.65%) Games
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Developer
2 18 (41.86%) Designer
3 15 (34.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (20.93%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (20.93%) Web Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Graphic Designer
6 7 (16.28%) UX Designer
7 6 (13.95%) Digital Designer
8 5 (11.63%) UI Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Web Content Officer
10 2 (4.65%) Senior Designer
10 2 (4.65%) Senior UX Designer
10 2 (4.65%) UI/UX Developer
10 2 (4.65%) UX Developer
11 1 (2.33%) Digital Content Designer
11 1 (2.33%) Interaction Designer
11 1 (2.33%) Junior Developer
11 1 (2.33%) Junior WordPress Developer
11 1 (2.33%) Motion Graphics Designer
11 1 (2.33%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (72.09%) HTML
2 30 (69.77%) CSS
3 17 (39.53%) jQuery
3 17 (39.53%) Sass
4 15 (34.88%) AngularJS
5 10 (23.26%) CSS3
5 10 (23.26%) HTML5
6 9 (20.93%) Handlebars
6 9 (20.93%) Smarty
6 9 (20.93%) Symfony
6 9 (20.93%) Twig
7 7 (16.28%) React
8 6 (13.95%) LESS
8 6 (13.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (11.63%) Node.js
10 4 (9.30%) Ajax
10 4 (9.30%) Chai
11 3 (6.98%) Aurelia
12 1 (2.33%) Angular 2
12 1 (2.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 20 (46.51%) User Experience
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
3 5 (11.63%) Graphic Design
3 5 (11.63%) Social Media
4 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.30%) Photography
5 3 (6.98%) Taxonomies
6 2 (4.65%) iPhone
6 2 (4.65%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.33%) Animation
7 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.33%) Fintech
7 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Unit Testing
2 11 (25.58%) Web Development
3 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) Prototyping
4 9 (20.93%) Front End Development
5 7 (16.28%) Wireframes
6 6 (13.95%) Information Architecture
7 5 (11.63%) Analytics
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) Service Design
8 4 (9.30%) DevOps
8 4 (9.30%) Email Marketing
8 4 (9.30%) OO
8 4 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (9.30%) Task Automation
8 4 (9.30%) Typography
9 3 (6.98%) Change Control
9 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.98%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (6.98%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
2 12 (27.91%) PHP
3 3 (6.98%) TypeScript
4 2 (4.65%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) Numerate Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Adobe
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Google
4 2 (4.65%) hybris